Who is Tim Norman’s mother Robbie Montgomery?
Robbie Montgomery is a famous singer and restaurateur from the United States. In the 1960s, she was a founding member of the Ikettes and participated in the Ike and Tina Turner Revue.
In the 1970s, she worked as a backing vocalist for artists such as Joe Cocker, the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, and Barbra Streisand,
among others. Later on, she established the Sweetie Pie franchise and became a star in the reality show Welcome to Sweetie Pies, which won multiple awards.
In 1996, she launched Sweetie Pie’s restaurants using the southern cooking techniques inherited from her mother.
The first location, which was located in Dellwood, Missouri, opened its doors in 1996, and the second location, which is located in Jackson, Mississippi, opened its doors in the year 2020
. In 2016, Montgomery filed a lawsuit against her son, alleging that he had stolen money from the family business and opened restaurants that were in direct competition with Sweetie Pies.
In the 1980s, Mayor Vincent Schoemehl appointed the St. Louis Kings of Rhythm as ambassadors for the City of St. Louis. This appointment included Montgomery.
In recognition of Montgomery’s commitment to assisting formerly incarcerated individuals, the Director of the Missouri Department of Corrections,
George Lombardi, bestowed upon Montgomery in the year 2010 a commemorative plaque bearing his name. Both in 2013 and 2016, the NAACP Image Award for Best Reality Series was given to the show Welcome to Sweetie Pies.
Andre Montgomery, who was born in 1961 and passed away in 1995, and Tim Norman were Montgomery’s sons.